This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200805-23
(Samba: Heap-based buffer overflow)
Alin Rad Pop (Secunia Research) reported a vulnerability in Samba
within the receive_smb_raw() function in the file lib/util_sock.c when
parsing SMB packets, possibly leading to a heap-based buffer overflow
via an overly large SMB packet.
A remote attacker could possibly exploit this vulnerability by enticing
a user to connect to a malicious server or by sending specially crafted
packets to an nmbd server configured as a local or domain master
browser, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Samba users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-fs/samba-3.0.28a-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 32491 (gentoo_GLSA-200805-23.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1105